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The Top 3 Things That No One Tells You About Gastric Bypass Surgery

I’m so pleased to say I am five pounds away from my personal weight loss goal!

I hit the goal my surgeon’s office set for me about three months’ ago (yes, I am a “type A” overachiever of weight loss surgery, ha ha!) and I am, as they projected, about a year ahead of where most weight loss patients end up.   748 more words

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My Weight Loss Journey, Part 3

After reading and reading and reading, I decided to start tracking my food intake on MyFitnessPal, April 5th. I didn’t want to lose much, because I’d heard that many insurance companies won’t cover you if you go under a certain BMI. 801 more words


Gastric bypass helps treat diabetes, but not without risks

Two years after surgery, people who have had gastric bypass have better control of their type 2 diabetes than people who did not, but also had higher risk of infections and bone fractures, according to a new international study. 536 more words


My Weight Loss Journey, part 2

So, I gave a little history on my about me page, and wrote about my first try at getting started on the road to bariatric surgery in… 725 more words


Time Keeps On Slipping Into The Future....

It turns out that when I’m not chained to a desk 40+ hours a week it’s about as easy for me to make regular updates to my blog, as flying a block of cheese to the moon. 780 more words

Bariatric Surgery